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40 people turn into zombies in Okinawa City

40 people turn into zombies in Okinawa City

January 6, 2014 Ryukyu Shimpo

About 40 people turned into zombies by special makeup effects in the First Commercial Avenue in Okinawa City on December 28. They will appear in Haisai Zombie, a short film that the Okinawa City KOZA Film Office creates.

Yoshihiro Nishimura, who has been working as a special effects make-up artist for several movies, and his four assistants put special make-up on movie extras selected from applicants.

The extras wore ripped clothes with red paint....


Ryukyu Dynasty procession unfolds

Ryukyu Dynasty procession unfolds

October 28, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

The Ryukyu Dynasty procession was held in Kokusai Street, Naha on October 27, the third day of the Shurijo Castle Festival. Reenacting the colorful event from the Ryukyu Dynasty almost one thousand people took part in the procession, including those in the roles...

TV drama Halser Acre to become movie

TV drama <em>Halser Acre</em> to become movie

October 4, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo

The movie version of the TV drama Halser Acre will be released next spring. This popular drama series focusing on food and the natural environment was aired by the Okinawa Television Broadcasting (OTV) from 2011 to 2012. The announcement was made on October...

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